The Short Answer - You probably now need a bigger dish
Sometimes a dish re-alignment or change of LNB can help improve things marginally
The Future Of UK TV in Spain Is Probably
A IPTV Service www.netseekers.net/iptv/iptv.html
As with any IPTV service, you must be willing to accept the fact that a IPTV picture will pixelate every so often, its Par for the course.
So What Happened?
Potted Untechnical Version
Nearly all the BBC's/ITV's channels are broadcast from the Astra2 group of satellites, on a signal beam with a supposedly tight footprint over the UK. Even though here in Spain we were not supposed to get some of the Astra2 channels (BBC/ITV/Ch4/Ch5), we could because of anomalies in the nature of Satellite RF transmissions. We got these channels, if we were lucky enough to be located in one of its so called "Hot Spots" and we used the right equipment.
The old Astra2 satellites (named Astra2 A,B,C
& D) had come to the end of their 15 year life, so were slowly replaced. Astra2
was/is not just one satellite, but four satellites all placed very close to each
other, so they looked like 1 satellite, from the ground. The process of
replacing these satellites has now finished, with Astra2D (the main one for
BBC/ITV/Ch4/Ch5) decommissioned back in February 2014. These new
replacement satellites have come with their own new set of anomalies and Hot
Spots, meaning a upwards change of dish size for most*,
and a complete loss of signal for others.
NO CONSPIRACY, JUST THE OLD SATELLITES CAME TO THE END OF THEIR LIFE
To make matters worse, with the limited history we have of the new Satellites, it appears that due to adverse atmospheric conditions, we can expect a large dip in signal quality in the months October to February along with the traditional dips in signal at night, and in bad weather.
*Alcossebre area needs an increase of about 25% in dish size to get you back to where you were, before the changes of 2014. Also a good time time to upgrade your LNB.